Messiah Petrofes Invitational

December 4-5, 2015
Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA

GRANTHAM, Pennsylvania Sophomore Tristan Bean finished fourth at 125 to lead WVU Tech wrestling to a tenth-place finish at the Messiah Petrofes Tournament in two-day action Friday and Saturday. The Golden Bears finished with 31.0 points while the host school, Messiah College, won with 186.5 points followed by second place Stevens Institute with 133.0 points.

Bean opened the tournament with a bye before defeating Nathan Frantz of McDaniel by fall and Chris Tan of Ursinus with a 7-6 decision. Lucas Malmerg (Messiah), eventual 125 winner, recorded the fall (6:03) in the quarterfinals. The Trenton, Ohio native then won by decision 13-7 over Dylan Nuttal (Bridgewater State) to reach the third-place match where he was defeated due to injury (1:20).

Junior Bryan Overton (165) produced 5.5 team points with three wins during the tournament two by major decision (10-0 and 11-3) and one by scoring a fall at 3:40 when he faced Logan Laughlin of Muhlenberg. Fellow classmate Terry Nance II scored a fall at 3:49 over Bridgewater State's Chinaka Ekechikwu before falling by an 8-4 decision to Messiah's Nick Havener.

Freshman Noah Julian (285) and sophomore Jephte Jonpaul (197) recorded a fall in their weight classes while junior Paul Gonzalez (133) marked a win by decision, 6-2.

The Golden Bears return to action December 12 when they travel to Waynesburg, Pennsylvania for a quad meet.

Team Scores
1. Messiah Mess 186.5
2. Stevens Institute SI 133.0
3. Mount Union MtU 116.5
4. Wilkes Wilk 111.0
5. Baldwin Wallace BW 109.0
6. Ursinus Urs 90.0
7. Springfield SC 81.5
8. Gettysburg Gett 52.5
9. McDaniel McD 48.5
10. West Virginia Tech WVT 31.0
11. Bridgewater State BSU 23.5
12. Muhlenberg Muhl 22.5
13. Thaddeus Stevens Thad 4.0

Messiah Petrofes Invitational Results for West Virginia Tech

Invitational 125 - Tristan Bean's place is 4th and has scored 14.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Tristan Bean (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Tristan Bean (West Virginia Tech) won by fall over Nathan Frantz (McDaniel) (Fall 3:49)
Quarterfinal - Tristan Bean (West Virginia Tech) won by decision over Chris Tan (Ursinus) (Dec 7-6)
Semifinal - Lucas Malmberg (Messiah ) won by fall over Tristan Bean (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 6:08)
Cons. Semi - Tristan Bean (West Virginia Tech) won by decision over Dylan Nuttal (Bridgewater State) (Dec 13-7)
3rd Place Match - Chris Tan (Ursinus) won by injury default over Tristan Bean (West Virginia Tech) (Inj. 1:20)

Invitational 125 - Denis Robles Gomez's place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Denis Robles Gomez (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Marshall Myers (Messiah ) won by tech fall over Denis Robles Gomez (West Virginia Tech) (TF 17-1)
Cons. Round 2 - Denis Robles Gomez (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 - Trent Gill (Mount Union) won by decision over Denis Robles Gomez (West Virginia Tech) (Dec 10-6)

Invitational 125 - Brannon King's place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Dylan Nuttal (Bridgewater State) won by fall over Brannon King (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 0:41)
Cons. Round 1 - Brannon King (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 - Dustin Zuzulock (Wilkes) won by decision over Brannon King (West Virginia Tech) (Dec 8-4)

Invitational 133 - Paul Gonzales's place is unknown and has scored 2.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Tyler Keane (Springfield) won by major decision over Paul Gonzales (West Virginia Tech) (Maj 14-6)
Cons. Round 1 - Paul Gonzales (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 - Paul Gonzales (West Virginia Tech) won by decision over Jacob Mullin-Bernstei (Bridgewater State) (Dec 6-2)
Cons. Round 3 - Paul Gonzales (West Virginia Tech) won by major decision over Justin Wood (Gettysburg) (Maj 10-2)
Cons. Round 4 - Michael O`Boyle (McDaniel) won by fall over Paul Gonzales (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 2:51)

Invitational 149 - Nyonbou Farley's place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Nyonbou Farley (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Anthony Votano (Thaddeus Stevens) won by fall over Nyonbou Farley (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 4:37)
Cons. Round 2 - Nyonbou Farley (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 - Cory Fleming (Wilkes) won by fall over Nyonbou Farley (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 0:56)

Invitational 149 - Nasiyr Brown's place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Nasiyr Brown (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Andrew Szilagyi (Bridgewater State) won by fall over Nasiyr Brown (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 5:34)
Cons. Round 2 - Nasiyr Brown (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 - Morgan Fuller (Wilkes) won by fall over Nasiyr Brown (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 2:51)

Invitational 149 - Caleb Barley's place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Caleb Barley (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Benjamin Mitchell (McDaniel) won by fall over Caleb Barley (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 1:00)
Cons. Round 2 - Caleb Barley (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 - Tyler Miller (Messiah ) won by fall over Caleb Barley (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 1:22)

Invitational 157 - Jephte Paul's place is unknown and has scored 2.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Richard Burke (Baldwin Wallace) won by fall over Jephte Paul (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 5:58)
Cons. Round 1 - Jephte Paul (West Virginia Tech) won by fall over Manuel Miranda (McDaniel) (Fall 3:28)
Cons. Round 2 - Grant Rathburn (Baldwin Wallace) won by tech fall over Jephte Paul (West Virginia Tech) (TF 28-12)

Invitational 165 - Bryan Overton's place is unknown and has scored 5.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Tag Wilbur (Messiah ) won by fall over Bryan Overton (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 2:47)
Cons. Round 1 - Bryan Overton (West Virginia Tech) won by fall over Logan Laughlin (Muhlenberg) (Fall 3:40)
Cons. Round 2 - Bryan Overton (West Virginia Tech) won by major decision over Branden Parker (Mount Union) (Maj 10-0)
Cons. Round 3 - Bryan Overton (West Virginia Tech) won by major decision over Crawford Oswald (Gettysburg) (Maj 11-3)
Cons. Round 4 - Jarrett DiGitamasso (Ursinus) won by decision over Bryan Overton (West Virginia Tech) (Dec 5-0)

Invitational 165 - Giovane Lins's place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Colin Navickas (Stevens Institute) won by tech fall over Giovane Lins (West Virginia Tech) (TF 22-2)
Cons. Round 1 - Giovane Lins (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 - Giovane Lins (West Virginia Tech) won by fall over Lorenzo Gisonda (Muhlenberg) (Fall 6:03)
Cons. Round 3 - Josh Smith (Stevens Institute) won by major decision over Giovane Lins (West Virginia Tech) (Maj 17-9)

Invitational 197 - Terry Nance's place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Terry Nance (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Keith Rodman (Springfield) won by decision over Terry Nance (West Virginia Tech) (Dec 7-6)
Cons. Round 2 - Terry Nance (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 3 - Terry Nance (West Virginia Tech) won by fall over Chinaka Ekechikwu (Bridgewater State) (Fall 3:49)
Cons. Round 4 - Nick Havener (Messiah ) won by decision over Terry Nance (West Virginia Tech) (Dec 8-4)

Invitational 285 - Noah Julian's place is unknown and has scored 3.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Noah Julian (West Virginia Tech) won by fall over Christian Lighten (Springfield) (Fall 3:33)
Champ. Round 2 - Jacob Alarie (Mount Union) won by fall over Noah Julian (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 4:29)
Cons. Round 2 - Jason Wainright (West Virginia Tech) won by decision over Noah Julian (West Virginia Tech) (Dec 5-3)

Invitational 285 - Andrew Reininger's place is unknown and has scored 2.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Andrew Reininger (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Joe Belford (Baldwin Wallace) won by fall over Andrew Reininger (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 2:21)
Cons. Round 2 - Andrew Reininger (West Virginia Tech) won by fall over Landon Blackburn (Baldwin Wallace) (Fall 4:50)
Cons. Round 3 - Zeb Pfeiffer (Ursinus) won by decision over Andrew Reininger (West Virginia Tech) (Dec 3-1)

Invitational 285 - Jason Wainright's place is unknown and has scored 1.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - John Austin (Wilkes) won by decision over Jason Wainright (West Virginia Tech) (Dec 3-1)
Cons. Round 1 - Jason Wainright (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Cons. Round 2 - Jason Wainright (West Virginia Tech) won by decision over Noah Julian (West Virginia Tech) (Dec 5-3)
Cons. Round 3 - Kelly Pullen (Wilkes) won by fall over Jason Wainright (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 4:56)

Invitational 285 - Jon Boarman's place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Jon Boarman (West Virginia Tech) received a bye () (Bye)
Champ. Round 2 - Jake Benedict (Springfield) won by fall over Jon Boarman (West Virginia Tech) (Fall 0:27)
Cons. Round 2 - Mike Sinclair (Mount Union) won by medical forfeit over Jon Boarman (West Virginia Tech) (MFF)


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